Tactical Small Arms of the 21st Century
This expertly crafted reference meets the demands of the explosively popular tactical arms market. Charles Cutshaw, an international expert in small arms, offers enthusiasts a historical look at tactical small arms, with an introduction to models from around the world.Technical specifications including caliber, weight, barrel length and sights for various models of small arms are included. This resource promises a wealth of information for any police officer, military veteran or history buff, security guard or anyone with an interest in tactical small arms. With more than 500 photos and detailed specifications, this comprehensive reference is a must-have for students of modern military history and tactics.· Tactical small arms from around the globe are featured and include a comprehensive listing for enthusiasts· More than 500 photos for easy reference· Offers detailed model specifications
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Precision Tactical Rifles
300 Winchester Magnum 338 Lapua Magnum 9x19mm Parabellum adjustable for windage ammunition aperture assault rifle Beretta bipod blade bolt carrier bolt-action box magazine Empty breech breechblock Browning system Feed Caliber carbine cartridge chamber Cyclic rate DA/SA delayed blowback detachable box magazine double-action firing pin FN Herstal fully automatic gas-operated Glock Glock 17 grenade launcher hammer Heckler & Koch inches Barrel length inches Sights lever light machine gun lugs M16 rifle magazine Empty weight Magnum manual manufactured Max effective range meters military Model Modified Browning system mounted muzzle brake night sight NORINCO notch open sights optical sight optional pistol grip polymer pounds Overall length produced rail rear sight receiver recoil rotating bolt Feed rounds per minute rounds/min safety select-fire select-fire Locking semiautomatic semiautomatic Locking short-recoil slide sniper rifle SPECIFICATIONS standard steel stock extended stock folded submachine gun suppressor tactical shotgun three-round burst Type variant weapon